Palace seeks cooperation of Congress in passing proposed P2.6 trillion budget for 2015

July 30, 2014 5:42 am· Comments Off on Palace seeks cooperation of Congress in passing proposed P2.6 trillion budget for 2015 

MANILA, July 29 — President Benigno S. Aquino III has sought the cooperation of Congress in passing the proposed P2.6 trillion National Budget for 2015 which the Executive department will file soon.

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House leaders assures timely passage of proposed 2015 national budget

July 30, 2014 5:42 am· Comments Off on House leaders assures timely passage of proposed 2015 national budget 

By Sammy F. Martin

MANILA, July 29 (PNA) — House leaders on Tuesday guaranteed the timely approval of next year’s proposed P2.606-trillion national budget as soon as Budget Secretary Florencio Abad Jr. submits it to Congress.

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Filipino trombone player gets scholarship at Peabody Conservatory of Music

July 30, 2014 5:42 am· Comments Off on Filipino trombone player gets scholarship at Peabody Conservatory of Music 

By Lily O Ramos

MANILA, July 29 (PNA)– An outstanding sophomore trombone player of the Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra(PPO)has been granted a full scholarship at the famous John Hopkins University's Peabody Conservatory in Baltimore, Maryland, USA this year.

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President Aquino to submit proposed P2.6 T National Budget for 2015 to Congress on Wednesday

July 30, 2014 5:42 am· Comments Off on President Aquino to submit proposed P2.6 T National Budget for 2015 to Congress on Wednesday 

MANILA, July 29 — President Benigno S. Aquino III is getting ready to submit the proposed P2.6 trillion National Budget to Congress on Wednesday, a Malacañang official said Tuesday.

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NCRPO lauds policemen for record-setting zero-clash during SONA

July 30, 2014 5:42 am· Comments Off on NCRPO lauds policemen for record-setting zero-clash during SONA 

By Christopher Lloyd T. Caliwan

MANILA, July 29 (PNA) — National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) Chief Director Carmelo Valmoria on Tuesday lauded his men for setting a record zero-clash with protesters during President Benigno S. Aquino III's State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Monday.

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Update: TD 'Inday' maintains strength, gains speed

July 30, 2014 5:42 am· Comments Off on Update: TD 'Inday' maintains strength, gains speed 

MANILA, July 29 — Tropical depression "Inday" has maintained its strength and direction of movement but accelerated while still over the sea off Cagayan, according to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) on Tuesday.

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Admin solon files bill to legally use government savings

July 30, 2014 5:42 am· Comments Off on Admin solon files bill to legally use government savings 

By Sammy F. Martin

MANILA, July 29 (PNA) — A senior lawmaker at the House of Representatives is set to file a measure that will enable Malacanang to legally use government savings on other projects after the fiscal year.

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Archbishop confirms Pope Francis visit to PHL on Jan. 15-19 next year

July 30, 2014 5:42 am· Comments Off on Archbishop confirms Pope Francis visit to PHL on Jan. 15-19 next year 

By Ferdinand G. Patino

MANILA, July 29 (PNA) — Pope Francis will visit the Philippines from January 15 to 19, 2015 which also marks the 20th anniversary of the World Youth Day in Manila in 1995.

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Marines intensively tracking down ASG bandits behind Sulu ambush

July 30, 2014 5:42 am· Comments Off on Marines intensively tracking down ASG bandits behind Sulu ambush 

MANILA, July 29 — The commander of the 2nd Marine Brigade on Tuesday assured the families of the victims of the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG), who killed 23 people in Talipao, Sulu Monday, that they will do everything to bring the perpetrators to justice.

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No destabilization attempts monitored inside AFP

July 30, 2014 5:42 am· Comments Off on No destabilization attempts monitored inside AFP 

By Priam F. Nepomuceno

MANILA, July 29 (PNA) — Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) public affairs office chief Lt. Col. Ramon Zagala on Tuesday said there is no attempt to destabilize the military within.

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